Cossington Mill, Syston Road, Cossington (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7109, -1.1198
Date ListedFri 12th October, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressCossington Mill Syston Road Cossington LE7 4UZ
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5956312947
Volume, Map, Item260, 6, 17
WardWreake Villages

Restaurant, formerly mill. C17, restored, and with later modifications. White washed brick and timber framing in large panels with brick nogging and Swithland slate hipped roof with two brick and C20 metal projecting stacks. Two storeys of leaded light casements. L plan, wing projecting on right with brick coped gable. Ground floor of brick, timber framing begins at 1st floor level and whole floor is one panel high. Facing is the main range of one bay wide with jettied 1st floor projection containing a 2 light casement. Door under archway below and 2 light to side. Wing to right projects a bay and here a 2 light and 1 light with 3 light below. On the facing gable a 1 storey extension with Swithland slate roof formerly housing the mill wheel. Attic 2 light. On left end is 1 bay of 4 panels wide with two 1 storey extensions below. Rear, facing river, of 5 panels wide has two 2 light windows, one with transom, over two 3 lights and a 2 light. Central buttress. Two 2 lights in the 1 storey extension to right. On other side, facing road, of 6 panels, a one storey lean-to with Welsh slate roof, with a 3 light and a 2 light and door glazed door in end to river. Above are a 3 light, two 2 lights, one above another, and a 2 light. Inside are chamfered beams and the exposed roofs, that over the main area of 3 bays, single purlin, with tie beam trusses. Some timbers C19. Pevsner.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.